NHL
Premium Player Analysis
• player profiles
• fantasy projections
• printer-friendly tip sheets
Buffalo Sabres Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
Matchup Preview • Buf vs. SJ
Season Overview
Buffalo Sabres San Jose Sharks
10-6 (8) Season Record (NHL Rk) 10-6 (6)
4 Division Rank 1
4 Conference Rank 4
6-2 Home Record 6-2
4-4 Away Record 4-4
4-2 Division Record 3-1
5-3-1 Conference Record 6-3-0
55 Goals For 61
53 Goals Against 59
Won 3 Streak Won 2
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 200.7
Age Average 26.0
Oldest Jason Pominville (35)
Youngest Rasmus Dahlin (18)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 6
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 8
Free agency 4
Waivers 1
Trades 12
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4881 games
GP Defensemen 2536 games
GP Goalies 183 games
Team Totals 7965 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 199.8
Age Average 27.6
Oldest Joe Thornton (39)
Youngest Timo Meier (22)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 8
Waivers 0
Trades 6
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4973 games
GP Defensemen 3663 games
GP Goalies 292 games
Team Totals 8928 games
Injuries
Hunwick, Matt Neck injury injured reserve
Wilson, Scott Fractured ankle injured reserve
Injuries
Hertl, Tomas Lower body injury day-to-day
Team Leaders
Goals Jeff Skinner - 13
Assists Jack Eichel - 15
Points Jeff Skinner - 20
Wins Carter Hutton - 7
Plus/minus Jeff Skinner - 12
Pen. minutes Zach Bogosian - 21
Team Leaders
Goals Timo Meier - 12
Assists Brent Burns - 18
Points Brent Burns - 21
Wins Martin Jones - 9
Plus/minus Timo Meier - 5
Pen. minutes Evander Kane - 25
Who's Hot?
Nathan Beaulieu (D) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Rasmus Dahlin (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Carter Hutton (G) 3-0-0, 1.64, .946 in last 3 GPI
Kyle Okposo (RW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Sam Reinhart (C) 5 pts in last 3 GP
Rasmus Ristolainen (D) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Conor Sheary (LW) 5 pts in last 5 GP
Jeff Skinner (LW) 17 pts in last 11 GP
Who's Not?
Jake McCabe (D) 0 pts in last 6 GP
Who's Hot?
Joonas Donskoi (RW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Martin Jones (G) 2-0-0, 2.50, .922 in last 2 GPI
Evander Kane (LW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Joe Pavelski (RW) 5 pts in last 2 GP
Marcus Sorensen (RW) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Aaron Dell (G) 0-2-0, 3.56, .877 in last 2 GPI
Kevin Labanc (RW) 0 pts in last 3 GP
Marc-Edouard Vlasic (D) 0 pts in last 5 GP